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Should I trust this buyer?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by NerdGasm, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. NerdGasm

    NerdGasm Newbie

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    Hey guys,
    I have managed to find a client interested in social media services. He wants me to complete half of his project for him which is below. Once I complete it, I receive 40% of the income which is $700 and something dollars. It sounds lucrative as I can outsource everything leaving me with a HUGE profit margin as I only have to spend $500 altogether and make more than $1,800 by the end of it. $1,300 profit.

    I was just wondering whether it is too good to be true considering you can get likes/views/subs for a lot cheaper online. Should I spend $100-$200 completing the first half of his project to earn the $700?

    I don't want to spend the $100 ish dollars and see it go to waste as I don't receive the money.

    I tried asking for 50% upfront and 50% after I complete the job but it seems that they don't work that way and only pay when the work is half done.

    Facebook likes; 8550 of 19,000 (45%)

    Twitter followers; 3680 of 92,000 (4%)
    YouTube views; 18,000 of 40,000 (45%)
    YouTube likes; 1250 of 2500 (50%)
    YouTube dislikes; 100 of 100 (100%)
    YouTube subscribers; 2250 of 4500 (50%)
     
  2. Hawkster

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  3. NerdGasm

    NerdGasm Newbie

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    Hmm but it's quite a high payout at $1,800 for the whole project. I don't mind spending $300 if I can make $1,800 back. The money would be extremely beneficial for my other projects like email lists, teespring campaigns etc.

    Should I spend the $100-$200 to test it out.
     
  4. NutraCash

    NutraCash Regular Member Premium Member

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    If they are unwilling to put anything up front, they aren't worth the trouble. Tell them you cannot invest your time if they cannot invest any money and move on.
     
  5. K.H.R

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    Dont do it, Without atleast 30% or $500 upfront.
     
  6. wizard04

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    Ask them at least $500 to cover you cost if something went wrong if they don't agree. don't do any business with them.